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Helping develop guidance documents for data collection to make sure the information we collect is an accurate reflection of what is happening in health care.

Reducing surgical site infection: Preoperative hair removal

NEWS: 21 Mar 2014, Healthcare Associated Infections

Clipping not shaving the surgical site is the third in a series of intervention guidelines[1] developed by the Commission’s national Surgical Site Infection Improvement (SSII) Programme, led by Auckland and Canterbury district health boards.

Surveying teamwork and communication

NEWS: 24 Feb 2014, Safe Surgery NZ

This essay 'Do you work well with others? It depends on whom you ask' shows the results of a study on teamwork and communication undertaken at Vancouver's St Paul's Hospital.

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Making New Zealand Hospitals Safer

NEWS: 17 Nov 2010, Adverse Events

The Commission has released the 2009/2010 report of serious and sentinel events across the country’s District Health Boards (DHBs).